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CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
was built and the lot of technology underlying the entire world was built. we can now point to that collaboration sometimes called your production, the structure of the peer network and say it works. it build things that are globally important and have transformed the world. >> host: what connects them? you wrote in "future perfect: the case of progress in a networked age" to via pier progressive is to believe in the power of markets, to be a pier progressive is to believe the key to continued progress lies in building your networks in as many regions of modern life as possible. with a need arises in society issued building peer network. >> guest: peer progressives believe in the power of markets because when it works well is it a decentralized course. this is a principle that i take very seriously from a libertarian school of thought which is that a decentralized system will outperform a top-down conceptually planned system. this is an insect from the austrian economist hayek. the world is so complicated, because of the economy is so complicated, the city is so complicated,
Current
Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm PDT
electric cars. they shuttered the technology. we've seen our foreign competitors, we're playing a little catch-up in the united states. why hasn't the electrical taken off. >> i think it's the cost. 80% of the cost of my car is the lithium battery. every year they're cheaper more powerful and condensed. it's a beautiful car, but it was $100,000. a lot of people say, well, i would love to do this, but that's a lot of money. our goal is to spend $18,000 to $20,000, get in one of my cars, it won't be your primary car but your secondary car. the volts we only had three great months of selling them. our plan is to get off the defense of foreign oil. china announced that they wanted 10 million cars on the road. they just did a multi billion dollars investment. we in america cannot allow one more technology or business to go overseas, specifically china. we got to do that in america. my car used to be made in china but now it's made here in the united states of america. >> gavin: was that a value proposition? were you doing that because of traditional cheap labor you were getting there you have
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 6:30pm EDT
." he recently wrote a long piece comparing the technology agendas of the two candidates. thank you for joining us, mr. smith. >> in the tech community, there are many verticals. they are all competing with each other. what are these companies looking for in the agendas of both candidates right now as far as clues for what might, head? obviously telecom issues are not something that often pop up on the campaign trail. where are the companies looking for clues as to what the agendas will be? >> i think ideally what they should be looking for is a common understanding of the rules of the road and the ability to enter the marketplace and compete with one another. i think part of the problem, and it is a real problem, when the regulators try to manage competition, one of the incentives is to become rent seekers and try to manage the regulatory environment rather than looking to consumer demand business models and engaging that way. i think what they are looking for is this certainty in what the rules of the road are, to the maximum extent possible, and rules that do not interfere with t
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 12:00am EDT
to innovation in technology and science and many other fields. the idea is this. in evolution there are many cases where a feature or a trait that evolved for one particular purpose turns out surprisingly kind of serendipitily when the organism in the environment changes. an example of this is feathers. we think feathers evolved to keep their owners warm basically. over time some creatures evolved feathers decided to adopt crazy new lifestyle of flying and ones had new feathers were better at it than ones that didn't have feathers. at one point evolution starts to skult the feathers to make them aerodynamic. so they're still just keeping them warm. flying birds have slightly asymmetrical feathers which gives them better aerodynamics essentially. you can see the shaping of after the change. the idea in accepttationy trait designed for one thing gets designed for something else. in the technology in it history of creative arts, in any field where people try to feel inventive and imaginative, that practice of taking an idea from one place and moving it over and kind of applying it in a new cont
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. technology as we said, the worst performing sector today. let's take a look at some of the etfs that are part technology or at least a lot of them, and these are baskets of technology groups. here's the market vectors semiconductor etfs, they got hit by about one and a third percent including, of course, intel. david: all right. surprise, surprise, natural gas once again. it was a huge bump up -- it wasn't a huge bump up, but it was enough that we take note. natural gas standing out in the energy pits, eking out a small gain. let's take a look at the ung. there it is. again, it's about a half a percentage point gain on a down day in the market, but considering its runup over the past month or so, this thing, we wonder where it's going to end. liz: well, merrill lynch liked it, put out that note saying natural gas would be higher going into the winter season. coal, those names were on fire today. here's the coal exchange-traded fund, ticker or symbol kol moving higher by about three-quarters of a full percentage point. david: when the bell rings, the action begins. two countries have historica
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
>> she has been testing the suit for years now. it is proven technology. >> guarantee anything. melissa: would you do it? >> absolutely. i have been wanting to skydive. again, my wife would probably kill me. melissa: thanks, guys. that's all the "money" we have for you tonight. we'll see you tomorrow. "the willis report" is up next. ♪ gerri: tonight, $5 gas is happening in one state. could it happen in yours? is government regulation to blame? for mitt romney calling the president pass it when it comes to foreign policy. a complete analysis. welcome to "the willis report." hello, everybody. i'm gerri willis. the united states and china on the verge of a new high-stakes, high-tech war that some say we are already losing. an explicit congressional report a year in the making out today blasting to of china's biggest telecom companies saying they cannot be tested and should not be doing business in this country. the two companies are accused of a host of illegal activities that include everything from bribery and corruption to emigration fraud. what does it mean to make joining m
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 1:00am EDT
and an obstacle. >> you mentioned some earlier in the business is technology and metal side of things. -- medical side of things. the chinese have a 40-year plan for medical technology and innovation. we cannot have a 40 day plan here in washington. >> in the health care bill we say everybody else in the world would celebrate that and say how to expand our lead globally? what do we do? we hit the medical industry with billions of dollars of new taxes. the fda slows down approval by at least two years an additional comparison. go compete in cd can still be leaders in the world. pretty tough to do. >> the health care bill is a perfect example of the government getting in the way. thingk about dictating to an interest company everything. -- ask insurance company, every dollar you spend you must only spend 15% on administrative costs. we the government will decide that on your behalf. there's not a better example anything that has happened and the health care bill when comes to the government being in the way of businesses and entrepreneurs. >> you have all outlined the worst-case scenario. we mentio
PBS
Oct 8, 2012 4:30pm PDT
national security threats, warning their technology equipment could be used for spying. >> susie: i'm susie gharib. it's that time of year again, earnings season, we look at what wall street's expecting from third quarter results. >> tom: and speaking of seasons, it's already looking a lot like christmas for the nation's retailers. this year could be the best ever for online holiday shopping. >> susie: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> tom: two of china's top telecommunications companies are a threat to u.s. national security. that's the conclusion of the u.s. house intelligence committee after a year-long investigation into emerging technology giants z.t.e. and huawei. huawei says the report relies on rumors and speculation, and the company warns a trade battle could cost the jobs of thousands of workers in the united states. but, as darren gersh reports, there is growing bipartisan agreement that this is the right time to get tough on chinese cyber-theft. >> reporter: in unusually blunt language the bipartisan leadership of the house committee warned u.s. companies not to buy their br
PBS
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm PDT
is a new technology. it has a lot of potential in the field of medicine and the development of new drugs. i want to continue this research. now that i've received this honor i would like to or i feel i must contribute to society as soon as possible. >> professor yamanaka said he is honored to receive the prize alongside sir gruden. he spoke about the importance of yamanaka's work. >> he was amajor breakthrough because it showed you can derive embryo cells from adult cells by adding the right combination of genes. >> the announcement in literature is scheduled for this thursday. >>> delegates from more than 170 nations have gathered in india to talk biodiversity. they will discuss ways to use the earths plants and animals in a sustainable manner. the united nations holds the conference every two years. delegates agreed on rules for sharing economic benefits from genetic resources. the delegates set a target of preserving 17% of land. many governments have yet to s pass laws enforcing the protocol. the participants are expected to discuss how to secure funding to meet the targets agreed. >>
CNBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
down industrials, construction, technology, the oils. holy cow, pins are flying everywhere! next thing you know, to heavily mix sports metaphors, the bears are adding two touchdowns. we got a 25-point differential going into the -- going into the second half here. 25. wow. that's going to be tough. oh, get this. it gets worse. remember when the market was under the impression it was good news if romney takes the white house? today's macro conclusion from the recent romney surge was truly a low blow. it started to dawn on people that the first thing romney would do is fire bernanke. and there goes qe3 with all the gasoline that pours on the retail fire. give the bears another couple of touchdowns. you know what? let's make this one a truly ugly one, except for the people who took the under. let's make it 39-0 for the bears. bottom line, we got a lopsided bear victory today, one that requires me to take license to come up with 129-point decline. it was an ugly beatdown in the frozen tender, but here is the great thing about this game. on any given weekday, the score can change dramatical
KCSMMHZ
Oct 10, 2012 2:30pm PDT
and control over strategically important technology. speaking in brussels, the german defense minister refused to accept any blame for the failure of the merger. >> this was a commercial decision made after many discussions. we have stated our opinion, and i have no further comments to make on that. >> from a business point of view, the deal made sense. the merger would have created the biggest company in the defense industry. combined, the firms would have employed more than 200,000 people and generated revenue of 38.5 billion euros, and it would have overtaken their american competitors -- lockheed martin and boeing. bae systems has a strong presence in the american market, whereas eads has never been as successful. for that reason, this could have been a missed opporunity. >> i would like to draw in our political correspondent. simon, there was suggestion the deal collapsed because of german objections. what was it the germans were not happy about? >> it seems that germany, like france, was unwilling to give up state influence over this important defense company, which is what bae systems w
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm EDT
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FOX Business
Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. but slipped into the red for the rest of the session. technology and consumer discretionary today's worst performers, and as we said, energy the only sector to end in the green. palladium, this is the metal that helps catalytic converters convert. it was the sole gainer among the metals today to rise to $658.20 an ounce. a stronger dollar weighed on gold though as the precious metal ended in the red for the third straight session, falling more than $10. and u.s. small business sentiment weakened in september for the fourth time in five months. the national federation of independent businesses said its optimism index fell to 92.8 last month as fewer small business other thans expected to hire and to make capital investments. david: we have all of this covered with todd horowitz in the pits of the cme, david is our resident bull, and tony is a growling bear. they're going to duke it out in our street fight today. let's start, though, with todd at the cme. todd, i was discouraged to see those few minutes at the end there of the trading session going down. doesn't foretell well for what happe
KCSMMHZ
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
-how, technologies and human resources. through that, we want to contribute to international society. >> reporter: world bank representatives say more money is spent on disaster response and recovery than preparation and prevention. they note that the impact of disasters, especially on the poor, is growing. they argue, investing in risk management could help reverse this trend, saving lives and money. takefumi terui, nhk world, sendai. >>> one of the lasting legacies of japan's earthquake and tsunami has been the crisis at fukushima daiichi. the accident at the nuclear plant prompted japanese leaders to hold off on restarting reactors. they've only allowed two to go back online in a year and a half. that's caused imports of liquefied natural gas to rise, driving up the cost of generating power. japanese officials are now working with their counterparts in india to secure a cut in lng import prices. the japan trade minister and the deputy chairman of india signed a joint statement in tokyo. japan is the world's largest lng importer. india's gas imports have been increasing in line with its economi
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 10:00am PDT
different, very successful businesses in finance, in manufacturing, and in technology when i chaired the panel for the clinton global initiative. they are lloyd blankfein, the chairman and ceo of goldman sachs, andrew liveris, the president, chairman and ceo of dow chemical, and john chambers, the chairman and ceo of cisco. the conversation was fascinating. listen in. >>> lloyd, let me start with you. when you look at the global economy, right now, you know, what is it, four years after the crash, what does it look like to you? >> well, we're definitely in a muddle-through phase, slow growth, very disappointing. but i think one of the things that was achieved -- and by the way, in hindsight it may look small but while we were living through it, it was very large. there was a substantial chance too substantial to live with of things falling off the rail. they're still out there, and a lot of the things that would foster growth are still uncertain and are still, you know, frankly they're still in the forward. but i think what was taken off the table recently by the -- frankly by the ce
CNBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm EDT
110 points. volume deadly. nasdaq down 47 points. technology one of the weak spots today, down 1.5% on the nasdaq at 3,065. the s&p 500 weaker by 14, about 1%, at 441. we're moments away from the quarterly earnings due out from alcoa and yum brands. let's get today' market reaction. good to see you, guys. thanks for joining us. >> thank you. >> mike, what are you expecting out of earnings this season? >> i think we're going to have a negative quarter, maria. looks like we're down 1.21 according to the cap iq consens consensus. i think we're going to have weakness in the materials sectors. i think there's going to be a surprising strength in financials and consumer discretionary. >> i know i've asked this a million times, but is it priced into the markets we're going see a weak quarter, or do you think the central bank easing and the money flowing into the market has clouded things up in terms of what the market's expecting? >> well, i think the market is sort of expecting that they're going to be weaker than expected. i think you're right. i think we have a little bit of acid inf
FOX Business
Oct 10, 2012 2:10pm EDT
as quickly as you fill up at the gas pump? well, you can. the problem is that technology does not work with the chevy volt. why that is the case. an electric pump. stay tuned. >> i am robert gray with your fox business brief. the selloff on wall street continues at the federal reserve latest assessment of the u.s. economy. most regions across the country showed moderate growth since the last survey. investors are snapping up shares of the children's play landing a deal with wal-mart to have the products sold in stores this holiday season. and the banking giant ceo jamie dimon says it has lost up to $10 billion in their related litigation and write-downs. now they're facing a civil lawsuit from the new york attorney general. seeking to hold the bank accountable for allegations bear stearns vcs investors on the mortgage-backed securities. that is the latest from the fox business network giving you the power to prosper. tracy: the biggest road barack electric car sales is how long they take to charge. but abb group has taken charging time from eight hours down to 15 minutes. jeff flock at
PBS
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and technology and i had a front row seat for 20 years watching this. >> rose: lessons of geography, a new movie and a life stephen shepard lived in journalism when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: robert kaplan is here, he is chief geopolitical analyst and has been writing about foreign affairs for 25 years. in his latest book he says to better understand global issues we must look to a map. he examines how geography has influenced the balance of world power and how it can inform foreign policy in the future. it is called "the revenge of geography." i'm pleased to have him back on this program. welcome. >> rose: >> a pleasure to be here, charlie. >> rose: henry kissinger said-- and you put this at the top-- that "robert kaplan's research shines light on an ancient truth. geography has been the predominant factor in determinesing the fate of nations, from fay roenic egypt to the arab sprg." how lg ha you en thinng about tht? >> my whole career as a foreign correspondent that stretches back to the early part
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 9:00pm EDT
of that technology. the second thing the arguing, and we aren't sure why, is there are getting in and hacking and snooping around all of our computer systems. looking at the electric grid, the water supply system. gerri: this does not make me feel good. >> you don't know why they're doing it. did they use it in some kind of warfare situation? that some point the mere threat of saying we could shut down the electric grid on the east coast of the united states. we don't want you to do a darn thing when we take over taiwan. >> the big 2003 blackout in the northeast, some people say it was triggered by a chinese actor who made a mistake. fifty americans died that time. also, a florida black of the some people attribute to china. they're going after the infrastructure backbone in the united states because in a wartime scenario it would be very useful to be able to shut down like. >> they would not even have to use it. it could threaten to use it. gerri: we are not the bad guys, we adjust the company tried to do business and compete on an even playing field in ur market. let's take a look that this
FOX Business
Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm EDT
giving certain circumstances and scott fries says to avoid technology. we talked about that because of apple. let's start with wary at the cme. a couple down days. looks like a clear direction and today no clear direction at all. what is going on? >> million reasons the market went down monday through wednesday and today there are a variety and no one seems to know and in reality, a lot of background noise right now. 1430, 1470, up until we see a major catalyst, keep in mind we will stay in this range. something to change the narrative of the market. liz: we know the market is a living breathing thing. crossing the flat line 22 times in the last hour, what would an investor who figures out they can find direction on any given day do about this? what seems like a sure thing? >> there is no sure thing. what i would keep in mind is i would not underestimate the power of the federal reserve. keep in mind that 14 times p e earnings at 7% nominal yield in the equity market is very competitive compared to cash and u.s. treasurys so the coast is clear, investing never makes sense. preparing
CNBC
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm EDT
10% from the recent high, that was september 5th. there's technology, the weak link. discretionary, health care and even industrials also to the downside along with materials that often happens when the dollar moves up. finally, house which held up well recently to the weak side, owens corning came out, simon and talked about weaker 2012. >> bring in kenny pull carry, managing yet, i cap on the floor. what do you make of the move? >> about time, quite honestly. the market feels exhausted. in this 1440, 1460 for weeks. hit our head a number of time, unable to pierce it. this morning, wake up, more negative news out of the world bank, imf, on top of the asian news, european news, nothing getting better. quite honestly, i think the market is backing up. >> when i was on this pro, i think ten days ago, telling me how the market was basing very nicely assert itself higher, to greater highs. >> but i think in the end it will, but right now, as we move -- got to get through this, right in the market will repair for the negative earnings season that they think. here is what is going to hap
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 10:00am EDT
a future. persistent technology here in western massachusetts, this is a real opportunity for the future. only if there is a well-educated work force. that starts and home school, on into community colleges, and on into universities. i want to say this is about priorities. that is how i see it. there will not be a single, magic bullet. what the priorities. students will have to pick up more of the costs of student loans. twice, senator brown voted to let students rates double. why? it would have forced to pay for it closing a loophole used by millionaires. it is called the newt gingrich loophole. what are your priorities? protecting loopholes for millionaires or college education? >> great question. the cost of education is out of sight. we need to have an educated student population. my youngest daughter graduated. i understand. one of the largest driving forces behind the high cost of education is administrative costs. professor war makes about $350 thousand to teach a course. she got a zero interest loan and gets perks. it is interesting. kids are forced to go out and borrow money at
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
they did it and how they leveraged commercial, off-the-shelf technology to empower it. >> with the largest discretionary funding of any be u.s. department, dod is a ripe target for budget cuts. sequestration looks likely since we're seeing little action from congress. what problems is that going to present for supporting soldiers, sailors and air personnel? >> well, one of the jobs that we all have is jcs, and i'll put back on my chief of army hat for a moment, is the job of taking the resources that are provided and keeping the force in balance. so a service chief has about five levers they can pull to keep the budget in the balance. manpower costs on one side, infrastructure on the other, operations, maintenance, training and modernization. i mean, there's probably another lever there or so that i've forgotten about. but, you know, it does come down to mechanics at some point. how much money will you invest in each of those to have each of those levers stay in balance. and the challenge that you describe in managing the budget and especially as it regards sequestration is that it takes a
CNBC
Oct 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
to technology, jim. and there's been some troubling signs in tech land. you know, we've seen the run in technology, as well, a 20% gain in tech overall. >> horrendous. advanced micro, to me, that's just an -- put it with the other $2 companies. throw in nokia. there's no growth -- obviously, this is like saying negative yardage in the nfl. i've got to be careful, because negative yardage means they lost yardage. you're losing in the pc business, getting smaller. western digital, sea gate downgrade, very important, because not just pcs. the tech trade didn't happen. the fourth quarter tech trade didn't happen. you're sitting here thinking the two largest groups in the s&p. >> right. >> and they're not doing well. finance is inexpensive, tech looks like a value trap. >> not good. not good. >> no, not good. >> i've seen a little nuance -- >> periodically, like you, i'm constrained by the facts. you're 100% constrained by the facts. meaning that i think that when the federal reserve is printing money, you're betting against -- >> there's no constraint. the truth will set you free. >> i h
FOX Business
Oct 10, 2012 3:00pm EDT
are wary but if you do a basket or a large scale basket of technology ipo group for the year, don't know how you would do that but that is the way to play it. >> you could do that. whether you could get an allocation i don't know. facebook is difficult but if you were able to buy in each of the ipos at the offering price you would be well ahead and part of the problem is we try to make differentiations a. there are clearly highly qualified ideas and companies that will do very well and companies that will do less well but let's also remember we have had a very difficult set of economic circumstances. the backdrop is going to be tough in october and a test by fire for the market and we have an election in process which seems to be a tossup. i make no comment about preference because i like to keep my friends and we obviously have ben bernanke simulating the system but we have real uncertainty about the economy and jobs in the united states and overseas. cheryl: a couple tips for those who want to get in the water and they have bravery on their side. what makes a good idea attractive? what
KRON
Oct 7, 2012 8:00pm PDT
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FOX Business
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. melissa: remember this? israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu standing in front of the u.n. with a cartoon of the iranian nuclear threat. that was a couple weeks ago to get their attention and it sure did. now a new report says iran could be close enough to produce weapons-grade uranium to arm nukes. with me stuart holloway, former member of the u.n. security council. thanks for coming on the show. >> thank you. melissa: what do you think of this new report saying they may be able to produce enough uranium within two to four months? it shortens the timeline a lot. >> it sure does and disturbing to say the least but confirms what the intelligence community has said, which says it is not only the amount of uranium that iran needs to produce a weapon but the time in which it would take to convert that. so 25 kilograms are what they're looking for in the two to four months is a close window. now they don't know if they made the decision to convert but to have that capabi
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